Tags : summer

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme: How The Mamma Mia! Films Saved Summer

August. The month for stumbling around festivals, swimming in the sea and listening to Jess Glynne for the thousandth time on a Jet2 flight. August 2020, however, represents a different beast altogether. As we all struggle to come to terms with staycations, picnics and socially distanced pub gardens, one thing has come to the rescue […]Read More

Single Review: Summer (and a sunny side of you) //

The indie-folk duo Stables released an acoustic single, ‘Summer (and a sunny side of you)’, on 12th June. The track feels gloriously sunny and relaxed with its stripped back, beachy sound. The vocals seamlessly blend with the acoustic guitar, inviting the listener to reminisce on past summers. The repeated line “Katie always said I was […]Read More

Top 5 Books to Read this Summer

Although the weather is not reflecting it right now it is technically summertime. There's something extra special about spending a warm summer day reading. So, here are my top 5 books to read this summer. Read More

The Indiependent’s Ones to Watch This Summer

If you’re stuck in an office like me all summer with substandard air conditioning and an overwhelming sense of FOMO, a weekend festival is the perfect escape. Obviously the headliners are what initially convinces you to part with an extortionate amount of money to spend three days covered in either mud, suncream or beer (or […]Read More

TV News: Stranger Things 3 Trailer Released

It’s truly been the week of trailers in the world of film and television, and that shows no signs of stopping with a first-look at Stranger Things 3. All our favourites are back in Hawkins, Indiana for a summer you won’t want to miss – Eleven’s hair! Music by The Who! A deadly unstoppable evil […]Read More

10 Must-Have Tracks for Your Summer Roadtrip

So you are packed, you have organised your itinerary, and you even went so far as to figure out who is going to be in charge of snacks. But in the midst of all of the planning mayhem, you forgot one thing: the music. Yeah sure everyone has an iPhone with hundreds of songs on it, […]Read More

Song of the Week (17th August): Loud Places // Jamie

This week’s selection comes from Jamie Smith, more commonly recognised as one third of indie pop band The xx. Now known as Jamie xx, the London- based producer released his debut solo album In Colour at the beginning of June , and it is from this album that we take our Song of the Week . Being a somewhat […]Read More

Song of the Week (10th August): Our Eyes // Lucy

Following the success of her debut album Like I Used To, Lucy Rose is back with the gloriously summery offering ‘Our Eyes’. Released in April of this year, ‘Our Eyes’ is the first track from Lucy Rose’s second album Work It Out. Undeniably this is one of Rose’s more experimental tracks, encompassing the perfect combination of slightly husky vocal with a […]Read More

Acts To Catch This Festival Season

So the time has arrived again – dust off your tents, clean the mud off your wellies and pack your baby wipes because festival season has finally arrived, and it’s looking set up to be a very memorable one indeed. With the biggest names in music taking to some of the biggest stages in the world, […]Read More